Netflix is creating a live-action Pokémon collection akin to 2019’s properly regarded Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Variety reported on Monday. Joe Henderson, government producer of Netflix’s Lucifer, is the author and government producer.
The event is the newest in a collection of Pokémon Netflix choices, whose latest entries embrace Pokémon Journeys: The Collection, which premiered last summer, and the CG remake Pokémon: The First Film (titled Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Again — Evolution) earlier within the spring of 2020.
Henderson’s Lucifer will launch its sixth and last season in September. He additionally wrote 2018’s Skyward for Image Comics (with artist Lee Garbett), which was nominated for an Eisner Award at San Diego Comedian-Con 2019.
The collection additionally follows Netflix’s ongoing push to draw anime followers, together with with live-action adaptations of popular franchises. Cowboy Bebop, starring John Cho and Daniella Pineda, will premiere this fall, and One Piece, an adaptation of that standard anime and manga, can be in improvement.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu did very properly for Warner Bros. and star Ryan Reynolds, grossing $433 million worldwide towards a $150 million funds and is each Rotten Tomatoes’ and Metacritic’s highest-rated video game adaptation.
https://www.polygon.com/22594619/netflix-pokemon-live-action-tv-show-release-dates-launch-premiere | Report: Stay-action Pokémon collection within the works at Netflix